Home-sewn French Style
35 Step-by-step Beautiful & Chic Sewing ProjectsBook - 2014
With these 35 stunning projects for homeware and clothes, you can capture the beauty of French design. Each chapter looks at a different style: L'élégance des Châteaux de la Loire, with toile de Jouy and textured fabrics; A la campagne, inspired by effortless rural chic; La belle Provence, in a brighter colour palette; Au bord de la mer, with Breton stripes and vibrant Basque fabrics; and Paris, je t'aime, using solid colours and graphic prints. Discover how to make practical items, decorative pieces and simple garments; from cushion covers and table linen to fabric pinwheels and lavender bags, and from curtains and bedding to an apron and A-line skirt, there is something for every sewer here. With advice on using French style in the home, and a section on sewing techniques, even beginners can try their hand at making these gorgeous, French-inspired pieces.
Publisher: London ; New York : Cico Books, 2014.
Branch Call Number: 646.2 M8252
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: French style